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Nov 3, 2012 8:00pm EDT
a felony conviction in florida you cannot vote. fine, so they caught all these felons and they removed him from the voter rolls. how do i know they were black? in florida every african-american has black next to their name. that is by law. so it's very easy to target black voters. now, as it turns out i started going through these names. i will give you one name, okay? from in the book here where i show you the actual purge list in "billionaires & ballot bandits." there is a mr. robert moore convicted of a felony crime and so all the black robert moore's in florida lost their. there are a few in florida but not only robert moore's from florida but brought moore, bobby more's they said these were covers for for the spell in trying to, including mrs. bobby moore. mr. moore gets convicted of a crime and mrs. bobby moore loses her vote but they got thing -- one thing right. she is b. al: a and by the way when i say she is, this is not from kathryn harrison's list. this is from a current list used by the state of florida, in which every single voter on this list, everyone, no exception, their o
CSPAN
Nov 24, 2012 12:30am EST
to say you prove it so a reporter from a florida newspaper hit out in the bushes and saw his girlfriend come in late at night it was not hard to guess she was not cleaning the floors so if you don't challenge the media you may be something you are not. >> host:. >> host: stephen frantzich book his book is "o.o.p.s." observing our politicians stumble". how many books have you written? >> this is 17 original books buchanan ally with statistics. i spent time in a trench to do academic books but my last five 1/6 have been more fun. prior to the s high-profile the people love presidents have mentioned in there "state of the union." that was not done in tow ronald reagan did it for the first time and every president has use of the placid example of their political goals. close to call my did a biography of brian lamb and educators of c-span. they would say what is the real brian lamb like? seated not want the bagger redone. i finally got a contract to do it and they sent what do you think? he said i cannot say no position is committed to open access and permission and he did not interfere gav
CSPAN
Nov 26, 2012 1:40am EST
felt from there beginning. >> bad day parade florida attempt to but to abolish them out right but him. >> but they can to hon. >>host: is the feeling reinforced? >> it is still alive and well. there are positive elements of that cultural train making them extraordinarily focused and cohesive but even today with their prestigious the president do not to say we have to watch and and take care of our own. then it will cease to exist. >> marine corps history. >> can the bid shipment transition? >> roughly 20% each year ago to the marine corps. it is a competitive selection emboss us. more people want to become a marine then spots available. we had a number of recruits from their company classroom and. >> i am an exception. 12 los 17 years were reserved. >>host: you mention to you went to yale. >> it is a label -- of a bill to prohibit them but many have not brought them back. they are coming back. starting than able response of the rotc program. there was more pressure from the students to bring it
CSPAN
Nov 22, 2012 3:30pm EST
wanted to stop.read so he decided that the best thing to do would be to ship him to florida, so that is what they did. and there is a photo in the book. they eventually went back, they ended up on the oklahoma reservation after a couple of years in florida. but he had direct input into that. as far as the other reservations, not so much. that was a policy made by the department of the interior and that is why the army wanted to get control of it, because they thought they could do a better job and keep better track of everybody and treat them more fairly. yes, sir? >> can you tell us a little bit about sheridan's personal life? >> yes. he was in his early 40s. he married the daughter of daniel rucker, who is a master general to sheridan's department division in missouri. met her during the great chicago fire. irene and ham lost their home. so they stayed with sheridan and their brother at their home. they were married and ended up having $3 in the sun. they were married and had three daughters and a son. they had a very happy marriage. they all moved to washington where he becam
CSPAN
Nov 17, 2012 10:00am EST
and books as well. the big bookstore down here in south florida. well, the c-span buses also year, and we are handing out but banks with our partners comcast here in the miami area. if you happen to be in the area, come on down. we are at miami-dade college the north side of downtown miami for the miami book fair. in just a minute the panel in chapman all here at miami-dade college will begin -- will be beginning. dave barry in the onion editors, humor columnist solve them. there will be introduced by brad meltzer who will be moderating the panel. the novelist will be joining us later. ms. kaplan will also be speaking, the founder of the miami book fair, introducing and opening the weekend coverage. in just a minute we'll take you now to chapman all. it's rather full. we will be beginning or coverage varies and. we are live on book tv. [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] >> good morning. i had
CSPAN
Nov 18, 2012 12:00pm EST
there's including american airlines, target and florida blew them are very grateful to them as well. we have a very special new program for you. i hope you will stay with for the tire afternoon, but of course they are our many author sessions throughout this fair that you should partake in, as time and enjoy. your cell phones if you'd please turn those off as a standard as you all know so we have no interruption in the author will be autographing books as always in the green area to the right of the elevator. to introduce our author today, i'm sure you will all be delighted to have the individual who is a founder of miami book fair in your national. let me see if you can guess who this individual is as they move along. one of the founders of miami book fair international, the owner of books and books. i think i gave it away right there. and certainly someone in this community who has propelled the move went of book selling them publishing and all that encompasses literary work. please look on mr. mitchell castle to the podium. [applause] >> thank you, mary lou. thank you all for making
CSPAN
Nov 23, 2012 9:30am EST
to stop that and so he decided the best thing to do is to ship them to florida well, they eventually ended up on the oklahoma reservation after a couple of years in florida but he had a direct input into that as far as the other reservations, not so much. that is a policy made by the indian bureau, part of the interior and that's where the army wanted to get control because they thought they could do a better job and keep track of everybody and keep them more fairly. yes, sir. >> can you tell us about his personal life? >> yes. he married, he was in his early 40's and he married the daughter of daniel walker who was a court master general who shared in the department of misery in chicago, met her during the great chicago fire. she was just a teenager, and irene they lost their homes so they came over and stayed with sheridan and his brother in their home, which wasn't damaged by the fire. so they were married and ended up having three daughters and a son and she was i think in her early 20s when they married in 1875 and she was 42 or something like that. they really had been married and th
CSPAN
Nov 4, 2012 3:45pm EST
think they're the only new yorkers who go to florida to visit their grandchildren. yeah. there are a lot of facts and figures and fun characters and colorful stories in this book, but i knew it would be controversial. ises is revisionist history of the obama stimulus, and just about everybody hates the obama stimulus, and sometimes it feels like obama hates it, too, and won't say the word stimulus anymore. it's hard to blame him. a year after the task a percentage of americans who believe the stimulus created jobs was lower than the percentage of americans who believed elvis was alive. at one point, i told a story how obama told his cabinet that this stimulus was the only thing less popular than he was in any case, when you put the words change and obama this close together you're going to get yelled at. and the new new deal, right wingers don't accept the old knew del and left wingers don't think this spineless sellout of a president is fit to share a book jacket with the new deal. so i had a feel something readers wouldn't get past the first four words, and i was right. a few weeks ago
CSPAN
Nov 23, 2012 8:00am EST
, i am from florida. i am from st. louis, and i have some wonderful people who shaped my life. right here in the front row, my second grade teacher, so, please, help me to welcome pat. [applause] and i know that if this book can have the kind of effect on just one person's life that pat and my other teachers had on me, this will be a very successful book. so thank you very much for being out here tonight. i appreciate it. and i'm going to begin, i'm going to begin the book reading right from the very beginning of the book where i ask young people to imagine themselves in the navy seal training, and this is how it starts. you stand in freezing water up to your chest. every muscle in your body throbs with pain. you're exhausted beyond anything you could ever imagine, and all around you the night air carries the curses and groans of others who are gutting it out like you, who are trying to survive the night. most won't. maybe one in ten will make it through this week, will survive hours, days of the punishment required to become a navy seal. the water is dark around you, but you can mak
CSPAN
Nov 17, 2012 9:15am EST
editions of classic novels and books. florida will host the 30 first annual key west literary seminar from january 10th through the 20th. readers can ventured to the festival to sit in on seminars or listen to several lawyers panels. discuss the foundations of writing and creativity. then in february, georgia will host the savannah book festival from the fourteenth to the seventeenth. please let us know about book fairs and festivals in your area and we will add them to the list. post them to our wall at facebook.com/booktv or e-mail us at booktv@c-span.org. >> this is a booktv live coverage of the 29th annual book fair, a full weekend of mar their panels, call ins and other events. here is the lineup for today. in just a minute dave barry, humor columnist will talk about his book lunatics. >> join be joined by will tracy of the onion, the onion book of no knowledge is their latest volume. after that naomi wolf will talk about her latest book called vagina:a new autobiography. we want -- a call in with lila quintero weaver, an argentinian immigrant who has written about her experiences gro
CSPAN
Nov 4, 2012 8:00am EST
. johnson visited the kennedy compound at hyannisport. we visited the kennedys in florida. i do think after the assassination, mrs. johnson made it a priority to ensure that the kennedy children had a chance to finish their schooling in the white house, to leave on their schedule from the white house. and to certainly finish mrs. kennedy's effort to furnish and equip the white house with art and antiques as she had done such a magnificent job of doing. this was a great recording for jacqueline kennedy. mrs. johnson think we carry that out. but they were too very different types of women, and this is johnson was much more actively involved in her husband's political career and jacqueline kennedy was. from the very beginning, really. >> this is also a wonderful story. someone was commiserating with the story, they were commiserating with ladybird after the assassination, saying, oh, you poor thing, and follow jackie kennedy as first lady. ladybird was just aghast at this. she said, oh, how can you possibly pity me? please, pity her, she doesn't have her husband. i still have mine. >> there is
CSPAN
Nov 23, 2012 10:30am EST
in the cold war against the soviet union. so, the states like mississippi and georgia and texas and florida and southern california and arizona and north carolina are informed in the post-world war two period by this historic shift in population and political influence and it is pogo from 1964 to 2008 could be thought of as the period of the sun belt dominance in american presidential history. you think about every president elected from 1964 to 2008 comes from a state of the sun belt. lyndon johnson, nixon from california, gerald ford was never elected so he doesn't count. jimmy carter, ronald reagan from california, the first george bush from texas, bill clinton from arkansas and the second bush from texas since 2008 is a watershed election. there were critical of the politics that the flood that came out of the sun belt. they tended to be oriented around issues of strong national defense of an opposition to the union and the defense of the free enterprise politics. and also it's in the sun belt in the south and the southwest that we see the rise by the 1970's to talk about is the religio
CSPAN
Nov 3, 2012 2:00pm EDT
disorder. and was shot by a sniper. adam burke from florida was hit by a mortar round. what we share with young people is they were at a place in their life that they came back to their communities and were on a new front line and many were afraid and it was difficult. what we did with them at the mission continues was challenged them. we challenge all these men and women the same way we challenge young people in the warrior -- in "the warrior's heart". we challenge them to continue to serve. adam burke was hit by a mortar round and set up his own nonprofit called veterans, julien miller served with habitat for humanity. on donahue became a huge hockey coach and football coach. ian smith did a fellowship at the mission continues and internship in the white house with the first lady's office for her joining forces initiative. melissa steinman became a biology teacher for part of her fellowship and what happened was they started to serve again and took on this challenge of finding a way to continue to serve on their new front line. what we found that the mission continues is it all of
CSPAN
Nov 4, 2012 7:00am EST
it down, pull it up and push it down so you're bouncing off the wall, the florida keys laughing in the front singing elvis. [laughter] and that's something that hollywood can't show you because that doesn't sell. that's not dramatic. that's not rambo. but that is one man making a difference. tell you what else he did. before he died, we were out of ammunition on the ground. when we get pinned down in these pilots would come down and fly low over the enemy's head just to get them to shift fire off of us long enough. t. but my comp they are out of polls. they can't defend themselves but they are flying down low over their heads to take the fire off of us long enough for us to maneuver. think about the law but that takes. while ahmad that for a minute, somebody's going to ask this question from going to quit and take it away from you. dr. watkins and had to go from being a sniper to being a doctor? how do you go from being a sniper to being a chiropractor? to have to ask the question means you don't know the heart of special operative part of a man like this. people don't become se
CSPAN
Nov 10, 2012 1:15pm EST
book fair international kicks off in florida and we will take you live there at 6:00 p.m. eastern to hear tom wolfe, author of back to blood. booktv will be live next weekend for more of the festival. those are just a few of the programs we will bring you this weekend. visit booktv.org for complete schedule. >> here's a look at some books being published this week. bill haas surprise when another request president jefferson's political process and thomas jefferson, the art of power. in the patriarch, the remarkable like and turbulent times of joseph kennedy, david nasa chronicles the life and career of the political dynasty. judge andrew napolitano, senior political analyst for fox news argues presidents theodore roosevelt and woodrow wilson disregarded the constitution to promote their own political agendas in theodore and woodrow, how two american presidents destroyed constitutional freedoms. in far from the tree parents, children and the search for identity, national book award winning author andrew solomon examines how parents are challenged and changed by exceptional children
CSPAN
Nov 22, 2012 2:00pm EST
corps who were shot by snipers. adam burke from florida hit by mortar rounds. all of them came back. what we share with young people when we do this is that there was a place in their life where they came back to their communities and they were on a new frontline and many of them were afraid and it was difficult. what we did with them is we challenge that. we challenge all of these men and women in the same way we challenge them to find a way to continue to serve. adam burke, who was hit by a mortar round, ended up setting up his own nonprofit. another one set of habitat for humanity and another one became a youth hockey football coach. and then the internship at the first lady's office, joining forces, lissa steinman ended up becoming a biology teacher and what happened was for all of them, they started to serve again and they took on this challenge of finding a way to continue to serve on the new frontline. what we have found is that to be able to serve all of them has been an inspiration for young people around the country. i finished the book with this challenge for young people
CSPAN
Nov 22, 2012 11:00pm EST
in florida, had given the morning briefing when all hell broke loose, spent the day flying around with the president, and that gave me a unique perspective on how that day was perceived by the president of the united states, and in his inner circle. another main character in the story is admiral bill mcraven who was a navy seal commander in 2001 who had a severe parachuting accident. he broke his pelvis, and he was really all broke p up, and -- broken up, and he was in the hospital, bored, had them move the bed into his home in san diego, and so he was literally in his bed, in the hospital bed at home watching on television as the attacks of september 11th took place, and he laid there, a guy who spent his young life training and serving with a seal unit who rose to the point of commanding seal team 6, and he knew watching this attack on television that the united states would be going to war and his unit and men would be going to war, and he had basically been left out. he was not in any condition, even to walk at that point. it's interesting to see where he ends up ten years lat
CSPAN
Nov 25, 2012 6:00pm EST
prove this stuff so a reporter from florida newspaper hid out in the bushes in southwest washington and saw his girlfriend come in late at night and leave early the next morning. it was not hard for him to guess that she was not probably cleaning the floors or cooking an all-night dinner, and so, you know, you don't challenge the media. you don't pretend to be something you aren't. >> host: political science professor stephen frantzich, recent book "oops: observing our politicians stumble," dr. frantzich, how many books have you written, and what are the topics? >> guest: 17 original books, second editions then it's 27, but you can lie with statistics. all academics do their time in the trenches of doing academic books. i've done textbooks. last five or six books have been more fun kinds of books. one prior to this it was "honored guest" profiling the people presidents mentioned in state of the union message. today, we're used to a president using someone as an example. that was not done until ronald reagan did it for the first, you know, first time, and ever president since that us
CSPAN
Nov 18, 2012 6:00am EST
. florida gulf university has been stations deemed inappropriate. just amazing. i could go on and i do go on at great length about this. do check out the book. then it comes to my wacky political cases of one of the most classic ones was the case at indiana were student of nontraditional issues punished. he was found guilty of racial harassment because he was publicly reading a book. the book was called notre dame versus the clean. it was about the defeat of the cleaned when they marched under team. but because of a picture picture of a rally on the cover he was found guilty of racial harassment because it made somebody uncomfortable. he said it's actually an anti-clinton book. it didn't matter. someone was offended and that's all that mattered. it also applies to the flood of political speech. we had the houston state university case, free speech wall made to tear it down. we worked with them as a fellow on that. and of course is the phenomenon of free speech zones, which a lot of students don't know about. free-speech zones restrict freedom of speech. one of my early experiences fightin
CSPAN
Nov 10, 2012 12:00pm EST
like georgia and texas and florida and southern california and north carolina, i mean, just think about it. this. from 1964 to 2008, it is a period -- a president elected from those years from 1964 to 2008, they were from the sun belt states. jimmy carter from georgia. ronald reagan from california. it ends this forty-year period. there were issues that were critical in the politics that developed. it tended to be oriented around issues of strong national defense and in opposition to unions and the defense of free enterprise policy. also it is in the sun belt, the south and southwest of the see the sunrise of the 1970s to talk about the religious right. the rise of evangelical and fundamentalist voters. national defense, he was a staunch economist who played an important role in populist politics in the late 50s and early 1960s. one of the things that led this to switch parties in 1964. he was opposing labor unions.
CSPAN
Nov 25, 2012 2:45pm EST
on the florida senate in the 1850s santa fe southern confederacy was to be for now, it was ready to accept the presidency of it in 1850. the north and the other hand was nowhere to be ready to go to war and indeed the north still dominated by the conservative wing of the democratic party alliance largely with the south. in other words, the north would not have fought the war were certainly would've thought the same or. secession would probably have succeeded in the consequences of that, not only for american history, but the rest of the world could've been quite tragic. >> was the floor of congress like in 1850? >> it was tumultuous, chaotic, and tends. the debate in congress was like the world series today. of course there was no sports culture and the mid-19th century. politics is the great american sport. americans came from all over the country to attend debates, especially when the great titans like henry clay and daniel webster and john c. calhoun and others were debating. but imagine a much smaller set of chamber crowded re-theme of cigar smoke, smelling of gas from gas lamps, carpe
CSPAN
Nov 17, 2012 3:00pm EST
to miami. they're rolling back and forth in the florida sun. my family knew nothing about how to care champagne. when my daughter was born i said, i'm going to write a book that lasts for whole life. underwriter, novelist. all right a book for her. all fill it with a gray years that i can find to my including lisa simpson and rosa parks and amelya air force -- amelya earhart. i should tell you, i thought i was going to the right advice. a friend of mine saw me this amazing story. sally ride, america's first female astronaut in space collided as a picker? of all people, why her? and some say it's because she is a physics geniuses and others say it's because she was a great athlete, which she was, i dare devil, which she was gone but the real reason is because nasa took out an ad in her college newspaper, and basically said, we are looking for female astronauts and will you come. she took an opportunity, side, and seized it. i want my daughter to learn that lesson. i want her to learn if she wants something gst go after it. that is what it really is, way to give for those euros, as far
CSPAN
Nov 18, 2012 12:00am EST
down here in south florida. the c-span buses also here and we are handing out bookbags with our partners, comcast here in the miami area so if you happen to be in the area come on down. we are at miami-dade college on the northside of downtown miami. for the miami book fair. in just a minute, that panel at chapman hall at miami-dade college will be giving dave barry and the onion editors humor columnist all of them, will be introduced by brad meltzer. he will be moderating a panel and will be joining us later. mitch kaplan will also be speaking and he is the founder the miami book fair. he will be introducing and opening the weekend coverage. in just a minute we will take you to chapman hall and you can see it's rather full for dave barry and all and we will be begetting our coverage very soon. we are live on booktv. [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] and. [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] >> good morning. i had a li
CSPAN
Nov 19, 2012 1:00am EST
, at target and florida blue and we're very grateful to them as well. we have a new program. we hope you will stay with us for the entire afternoon but there are many other authors sessions throughout the fair that you should partake, at 10 come and enjoy. please to not herself loans. that is a standard so we have no interruptions. the author will autograph books as always in a green area to the rights of the elevator. to introduce our author today you'll be delighted to have the individual who is a founder of matt -- miami book fair international. one of the founders, the owner of books & books. i think i gave away right there. certainly someone in this community that has propelled the movement of bookselling and publishing and all that encompasses literary works. please welcome mitchell kaplan to the podium. [applause] >> thank you for making this a remarkable week we have had so far. hard to believe it is sunday and we have more including this special a bent that this special to me personally. james patterson and got my kids through preschool now through college. you'll understand why
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